[Mageia-dev] Package drop request: ruby-ParseTree

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Mon Dec 10 16:07:21 CET 2012

On Mon, 10 Dec 2012, Colin Guthrie wrote:

> > Maybe instead of obsoleting packages, task-obsolete could conflict with
> > those packages :
> Could it obsolete *and* conflict packages and get the best of both
> worlds? If that was the case it should work both from a UI level and
> also from a structural (i.e. repository) level.
> If that works, then we just define a simple macro at the top of the spec
> and use it throughout:
> %kill foo
> %kill wibble
> etc. which automatically adds both the conflicts and the obsoletes tags.

I don't know what urpmi/rpmdrake is doing when there is both a conflict
and an obsolete. If it is doing the same as what we have now with
only obsolete, but with a warning, it looks like a good idea.

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